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a gas leak prompts evacuations in carson city after a man crashes his truck into an apartment building. the driver-- still on the loose. plus... "i'm hoping jut to get them off the refuge alive. that's what i want." the standoff in oregon could be coming to an end. the new developments from overnight, including the arrest of nevada rancher-- cliven bundy... and a local non-profit ransacked after burglars break in and steal thousands of dollars worth of computers. thanks for joining us on good morning reno. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at the forecast. above average temperatures along with light winds will persist with high pressure over the region through the remainder of the week. weaker valley
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for decent mixing today and friday. little to no chances for precipitation through ntm anim shot o a nearly 3 hour standoff at a home in stead is now over. reno police tell us one person is in custody in connection with an armed robbery at the maverik convenience store on stead boulevard early monday morning. the standoff started around 11 last night. swat was called to the scene and negotiated with the suspect. no injuries were reported. deputies are looking for the man who they say crashed his truck into an apartment building in carson city last night-- triggering a gas leak. about 20 people were evacuated from the sierra springs apartments on hot springs road. the leak shut down part of the road between tiger drive and roop street but it has since reopened. one person suffered minor injuries-- but sheriff ken furlong says this incident could have been much worse.
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debris falling inside that house. so we are pretty lucky right now...the risk of fire was tremendous until we that that line shut down. the carson city sheriff's office has identified the suspect as 38 year old francisco perez. he was seen running from the scene wearing a black hoodie. if you have any information, you're urged to call the sheriff's office. some new developments in the standoff at a wildlife refuge in oregon. nevada rancher-- cliven bundy-- has been arrested in portland. it's unclear at this point what charges he's facing. according to his facebook page, he was on his way to the refuge. that's where his son--ammon bundy--started an armed occupation over federal land policies weeks ago. ammon was later arrested for suspected conspiracy to impede officers. a few of his followers who are still holding out at the refuge say they will turn themselves in this morning. lincoln graves shows us some of the dramatic moments leading up to their expected
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the developments started late in the afternoon...as word came the four occupiers were on a live phone call with washington state activist gavin seim. nat from gavin i can't imagine the situation you're in but it's going out, the world is listening, so people are watching and the fbi lines are shut down because so many people are calling in 03 david fry, sean anderson, sandy anderson, and jeff banta...all claimed the the feds were moving in. the only way we're leaving here is either dead or without charges 08 the f-b-i says they tried to approach one of the occupants who rode an a-t-v past barricades. when the driver raced back to the camp...agents moved closer. in a statement the special agent in charge said in part "...the fbi has negotiated with patience and restraint in
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the situation peacefully. however, we reached a point where it became necessary to take action...." at the same time, nevada assemblywoman michele fiore landed at p-d-x. the far-right lawmaker has been sympathetic to the goals of those on the refuge. while at the airport, she joined the call. michele fiore we need to take a new battleground. and our battleground is going to be? ?not in the courts?. sandy i need you to pay attention to me 47 we caught up to her right as she hopped into a truck with mike arnold, ammon bundy's attorney. michele, what are you hoping to do? i'm hoping just to get them off the refuge alive. that's what i want 13 a local charity is trying to rebuild after burglars stole thousands of dollars worth of property including computer equipment-- and even food. kolo 8 news now's catherine van spoke with the president of the organization who says it will be at least a year before things get back to normal. nats: as you can see they grabbed as much as they could and threw it on the ground. each room and drawer... got the same treatment... thieves leaving nothing untouched. bill: robbing from a charity, i don't know if it gets worse than that. junior achievement is a local non-profit that gives kids both
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business field. bill: we go into classrooms, k- 12, and get community volunteers to teach our programs based on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurships police believe three or four people may be involved. in what seems like a well-executed plan... thieves pulled up next to the freeway late monday night... cut open the fence and threw a rock through the window. nats: they put that down to step on it and get into the window. there... they rummaged through the building stealing almost everything in sight. bill: it was a gamut of things. the most expensive were computers, servers, printers, those types of things, but they also took food, like protein bars. items that would cost about 16-thousand dollars to replace. bill: just to be safe, we don't carry any cash here, but we had checks, but we couldn't find them so we're assuming that they stole them so we froze all of our accounts so it's more of a nuisance more than anything. but the organization is slowly getting back on track... nats: a computer was just donated to us by diane nicolette and her husband form tmcc. through donations... it has already received three computers... and three printers bill: people have been so giving, thank you everyone for
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that was catherine van reporting. the non-profit is now in need of computers and supplies. if you'd like to help.... you can make donations directly to them at 785 west sixth street. we're getting a look at the man who police believe led them on a chase in stead on tuesday. 19 year old rylin wolfe is considered armed and dangerous. police say he stole a truck-- then took off when he saw police. that's when they say he stole a second truck that had been left running in a driveway. wolfe is 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. anyone with information about where he is-- is urged to call reno police or
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that police chase forced the lockdown of three elementary schools. it was just one of two incidents at washoe county schools that has some people asking why there was a lockdown for one... but not the other. the other incident involved a kid who had brought a gun to spanish springs high school. in that case, the kid was arrested within three minutes so there was no longer a threat. officials with the washoe county school district say the other schools were put on lockdown during the police chase, because there was an immenent threat. dr. paul lamarca/ washoe county school district trt: 09 "there are incidents that occur throughout the community, and we always air on the side of safety of our students and our staff, and so we do that as a precaution." at spanish springs high... a message was sent to the parents about the incident. a new community panel is being created to oversee the washoe county school district's spending on construction and repair. the school board unanimously authorized the "capital funding protection committee". the district is asking
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dollar tax increase in november. there are two options for the possible ballot question. one-- would involve raising just the sales tax. the other would raise a combination of sales, and property taxes. the "public schools overcrowding and repair needs" committee question, during its meeting tomorrow. ### the federal environmental protection agency has given nevada more time to come up with an another plan to clean up a portion of the old anaconda copper mine. the e-p-a wants to put a portion of the old mine, on its national priority list, but many in mason valley worry the listing would affect property values, and economic development. governor sandoval asked the e-p-a to hold off until september, while everyone searches for other ways to fund the estimated 32 to 40 million dollar project. the e-p-a has responded-- with a new deadline of march 29th. the listing could mean the federal government
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of the cost of clean up. nevada senator harry reid announced 3-point-9 million dollars will be used for nevada flood control projects. over a million dollars will go to the reno sparks area for the truckee meadows flood control project. the money will be used for preconstruction, engineering and design. the rest will go to clark county. the nugget casino resort has been sold again. marnell gaming announced yesterday that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the nugget. this will have to be reviewed and approved by the nevada gaming commission. but, this deal is expected to go through sometime this year. for months now airlines have been cashing in on customers... while fuel prices are near historic lows... but finally... airlines prices are coming down. most though will still charge you for that luggage. plus... a look at some of the things going on
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with friends and family. coming up, lindsey matherly will have your complete forecast. that's next on kolo 8 news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda
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above average temperatures along with light winds will persist with high pressure over the region through the
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weaker valley inversions will allow for decent mixing today and friday. little to no chances for precipitation through the rest of the week with the next chance for any precipitation next wednesday. no significant changes were made to the short term forecast. ridge will flatten in response to a couple of shortwaves moving through the pacific northwest. main impacts from this will be variable cloudiness, stronger winds aloft, as well as improved mixing across the valley locations. otherwise temperatures will remain above average temperatures for some with light winds will persist with
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remainder of the week. weaker valley inversions will allow for decent mixing today and friday. little to no chances for precipitation through the rest of the week with the next chance for any precipitation next wednesday. no significant changes were made to the short term forecast. ridge will flatten in response to a couple of shortwaves moving through the pacific northwest. main impacts from this will be variable cloudiness, stronger winds aloft, as well as improved mixing across the valley locations. otherwise temperatures will remain above average with near record high temperatures for some
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with light winds will persist with high pressure over the region through the if you've shopped at pier one imports recently, listen up. the company is recalling these "capella island swivel dining chairs." the base can apparently break, creating a fall hazard. if you own this chair you should stop using it immediately. you can return it to any pier-one store for a full refund or merchandise credit. we've posted information about the recall at kolo-tv-dot- com. just click on hot topics.### some good news when it comes to your next flight. airfares have dropped to a 6 year low. that's according to the transportation
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ticket prices fell by more than 6-percent in the third quarter of 20- 15. the average price is now about 372-dollars. so what's behind the lower prices? expansion of low-cost airlines and plunging jet fuel costs. interest rates may be steady for longer than expected... and burger king expanding their menu... here's america's money... hey there, good morning, topping "america's money" -- some caution from the fed. >> federal reserve chair janet yellen telling congress that interest rate increases may be delayed. >> that's because of the turmoil on the global markets. one asset doing well this year, gold, it's up nearly 15%. and more automakers are
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defective air bags. >> daimler, audi and bmw are now recalling 1.7 million vehicles with the takata air bags that can rupture and send shrapnel at people in the car. so far 20 million vehicles in the u.s. have been recalled. and burger king is adding hot dogs to its menu. >> the 100% beef flame-grilled dogs will go nationwide on the 23rd of this month. there will be two different types of dogs to enjoy. a classic hot dog will cost you $1.99. a chili cheese dog, $2.29. >> a bold idea by burger king. and that's "america's we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you.
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amanda... this is the first time i've been able to make it out the rink this year....and if you're like me,... time is running out for you to strap on those skates. ... it's your last chance for ice skating this year. ace skating is open for one more weekend... the final chance to hit the ice is monday. the senior winter games is hosting a valentine's dinner and dance sunday night at the eldorado.... but today is your last chance to register. the dance is open to and up. whether you're in love.. single or maybe it's complicated head up to virginia city for the annual the devil made me do it saloon crawl. that's saturday starting at 11 in the morning. it's another chance to check out bobcats, wolves, and other wild creatures in their winter wonder. the animal ark is hosting their second wild winter weekend... check it out saturday and nday starting at 11
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if your kids like exploring outside... the truckee meadows park foundation is hosting a free junior naturalist program. kids have a chance to discover plants, animals, and more this saturday morning at the evan canyon trailhead. truckee meadows park foundation is a kolo cares pillar partner. squaw valley alpine meadows is hosting their annual kid-o-rama. it's a week of events like kids night tubing.. big truck day.. a deck party plus more... that starts this saturday. celebrate the year of the monkey during the silver legacy's chinese new year celebrations... you can check out the traditional lion dance plus other live entertainment saturday through monday... and finally... the dancing with the stars live! dance all night tour is coming to reno.. you can catch the show at the grand sierra resort tomorrow night. those are your 8 things to do and you can always find more ideas by heading to kolo tv dot com and clicking on kolo cares. dave and amanda
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temperatures along with light winds will persist with high pressure over the region through the remainder of the week. weaker valley inversions will allow for decent mixing today and friday. little to no chances for precipitation through the rest of the week with the next chance for any precipitation next wednesday. no significant changes were made to the short
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bag is setting a record on swag. the bags given to academy award nominees will contain about 200- thousand-dollars in gifts. so...what's in the bag? how about a 10-day, first-class trip to israel? nominees will also get unlimited audi car rentals from silvercar. less expensive items include a vaporizer, which retails for about 250-bucks. but the most bizarre item might be the voucher for the "vampire breast lift"--a new hollywood must have. it is said to use "blood- derived growth factors to revive rounder cleavage without implants." finally, a new brand of toilet paper which is said to be the most soothing and absorbent available. the 88th academy awards air february
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new developments overnight in the race for the white house. and one of those candidates has now canceled a campaign stop in nevada. heroin and prescription drug abuse is an epidemic in america. how one lawmaker is making it his mission to stop it. you're watching kolo 8 news now. for news while you're on the
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good morning. it's thursday, february 11th. i'm amanda sanchez and i'm dave lawrence. let's go to lindsey matherly with a look at
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